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Omar Rizwan 3 weeks ago
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@ -24,9 +24,8 @@ mounts your browser tabs as a filesystem on your computer.
Out of the box, it supports Chrome and (to a lesser extent[^firefox])
Firefox and Safari, on macOS and Linux.[^otherbrowsers]
(**update**: You can now **[sponsor further development of
TabFS](https://github.com/sponsors/osnr)** and help to turn it from an
experiment into something really reliable and useful!)
(**update**: You can now **[sponsor me to help support further
development of TabFS](https://github.com/sponsors/osnr)** :-)
[^firefox]: because of the absence of the [chrome.debugger API for
extensions](https://developer.chrome.com/docs/extensions/reference/debugger/).
@ -58,9 +57,9 @@ state of that tab in your browser. (TODO: update as I add more)
<video autoplay loop muted>
<source src="doc/finder-contents.mp4" type="video/mp4">
</video>
<p class="caption">Example: the url.txt, text.txt, and title.txt
files inside a tab's folder, which tell me those live properties
for that tab</p>
<p class="caption">Going through the files inside a tab's folder. For
example, the url.txt, text.txt, and title.txt files tell me those live
properties of this tab</p>
</div>
This gives you a _ton_ of power, because now you can apply [all the
@ -165,7 +164,7 @@ could do in the first place)
$ cat mnt/tabs/by-id/*/text.txt > text-of-all-tabs.txt
```
### Evaluate JavaScript on a page: [demo](https://twitter.com/rsnous/status/1364008241588363264)
### Evaluate JavaScript on a page / watch expressions: [demo](https://twitter.com/rsnous/status/1364008241588363264)
(was `evals` in linked demo, is now renamed to `watches`)
@ -179,6 +178,19 @@ $ cat mnt/tabs/last-focused/watches/'2 + 2'
4
```
```
$ touch mnt/tabs/last-focused/watches/window.scrollY
```
Now you can `cat window.scrollY` and see where you are scrolled on the
page at any time.
Could make an [ad-hoc
dashboard](https://twitter.com/rsnous/status/1080878682275803137)
around a Web page: a bunch of terminal windows floating around your
screen, each sitting in a loop and using `cat` to monitor a different
variable.
### Get images / scripts / other resource files from page
(TODO: [document better](https://github.com/osnr/TabFS/issues/5), put in screenshots)
@ -243,21 +255,6 @@ also. I like the idea of being able to put arbitrary files anywhere in
the subtree, actually, because then you could use git and emacs
autosave and stuff for free... hmm)
### TODO: Watch expressions
```
$ touch mnt/tabs/last-focused/watches/window.scrollY
```
Now you can `cat window.scrollY` and see where you are scrolled on the
page at any time.
Could make an [ad-hoc
dashboard](https://twitter.com/rsnous/status/1080878682275803137)
around a Web page: a bunch of terminal windows floating around your
screen, each sitting in a loop and using `cat` to monitor a different
variable.
### TODO: Import data (JSON? XLS? JS?)
drag a JSON file `foo.json` into the `imports` subfolder of the tab


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